Posted Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:21:00 -0700
The impact of technological advancement on peace and security is the focus of the 2018 University of Idaho Borah Symposium. This year’s event is Oct. 8-10 and revolves around the theme “Pax Technologica” – “peace through technology.” Held annually since 1948, the Borah Symposium is dedicated to exploring new ideas for overcoming the obstacles to world peace. It is named in honor of former Idaho U.S. Sen. William Borah. Read more
Posted Tue, 04 Sep 2018 10:13:00 -0700
From comedies to classics, a bittersweet holiday musical to a wildly boisterous pirate adventure, the University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts’ new season has something to entertain everyone.
“This year’s season is particularly exciting because we’re celebrating the work of U of I professor and playwright Robert Caisley,” said Ann Hoste, chair of the Department of Theatre Arts, part of U of I’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Caisley will direct the West Coast premiere of his play “The Open Hand,” a script commissioned by the Clarence Brown Theatre and featuring incoming Assistant Professor Craig Miller, formerly the artistic director of the Sixth Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa, California. Read more
Posted Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Congratulations to two University of Idaho undergraduate students in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences selected to receive the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during fall 2018. Read more
Posted Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Congratulations to Casey Johnson, an assistant professor of philosophy in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Read more
Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:42:00 -0700
A University of Idaho associate professor’s documentary that explores the 2016 murder of a gay man in southern Idaho, “Gotts Point,” will be screened Thursday, Aug. 23, in Moscow.
Steven Nelson, an openly gay man and U of I alumnus, was lured to Gotts Point near Lake Lowell in Canyon County, Idaho, in May 2016, where he was robbed, beaten and left for dead. He died shortly thereafter from cardiac arrest, but not before getting help and identifying his assailants to Canyon County sheriff’s investigators.
Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700
The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences is excited to welcome three new leaders to its departments and schools this fall. Read more
Posted Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:03:00 -0700
University of Idaho alumna Michelle Aragon will commemorate the return of fall classes at U of I with a welcome back message Thursday, Aug. 16, during the University Convocation address at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. A graduate of U of I’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, Aragon is the senior vice president of business solutions for MAGNA Global, a business unit of the advertising conglomerate Interpublic Group. The first person in her family to attend college, Aragon graduated from U of I in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in communication and advertising from the School of Journalism and Mass Media (JAMM). While at U of I, she was a GEM of the Mountains yearbook editor and a member of JAMM’s National Student Advertising Competition team and the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. More information on Aragon is available on the convocation website. Read more
Posted Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:30:00 -0700
A free performance of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” will be staged at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 28, at East City Park, Moscow. The production is the culmination of a three-week youth drama camp hosted by the University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts. Featuring 24 youth between the ages of 7 and 15, the 35-minute production explores themes of ambition, power and fate and is based on historical events from England, Scotland and Ireland. Read more
Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:51:00 -0700
Alonso Arteaga, a senior International Studies and French student in the University of Idaho College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, has been awarded a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study Chinese in Suzhou, China, this summer. Read more
Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:01:00 -0700
The Office of Research and Economic Development congratulates Michael Overton, assistant professor of political science in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), and his colleagues on receiving a two-year, $243,763 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Read more